Minority-Owned Businesses Make a Difference at RDU

RDU proudly celebrates Black History Month and the Authority’s focus on diversity and inclusion at the airport. Our Minority, Women-Owned Small Business program continues to flourish and grow along with our region. “RDU is an economic driver for this region and we want as many businesses as possible to share in that economic opportunity,” saidRead More

Authority Hosts Sustainability Management Plan Public Workshop

The Authority is developing RDU’s first Sustainability Management Plan (SMP) to improve the tracking and communication of the airport’s sustainability initiatives, increase efficiency, and better incorporate economic savings and environmental stewardship into project planning. The SMP will provide a road map for the integration of environmental sustainability into airport planning, construction, maintenance, operations and designRead More

A Pilot Provides Students a Glimpse into Aviation

This month, a dedicated United Airlines pilot connected with RDU staff to provide an exciting experience to a local student. Pilot Brad Rhodes, a local community member, offered to auction an ‘Insider’s’ view of commercial aviation to raise money for his child’s school, which happens to be under the flight path of planes departing andRead More

Love at First Flight

It’s not often a love connection is made thousands of feet above land. However, love took off on a Frontier flight from Orlando to RDU. Please join RDU in congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Ramirez on their recent nuptials. Jamie and Nestor’s meet-cute is one for the books, and we at RDU are humbled to playRead More

Judge Rules in Favor of RDU in Land-Lease Court Case

RDU Airport, N.C. – Wake County Superior Court Judge A. Graham Shirley ruled today in favor of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority in a lawsuit filed by activists who oppose the land-lease agreement between the Authority and Wake Stone Corporation. In the ruling regarding the agreement that would expand an existing quarry on airport property, JudgeRead More